Dr. George Hatch Jr, MD

Dr. George Hatch Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
Dr. George Hatch Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Billings, MT and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Virginia in 1969 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1221 N 26th St

Billings, MT 59101

Contact Information

(406) 252-5681

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
more than 83% of peers
more than 82% of peers
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
more than 84% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

34  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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9  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Medical College Of Virginia
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Ohio State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hatch Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hatch Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hatch Jr to family and friends
12 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hatch Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

The Dr is GREAT, but his staff Needs some Help! Debbie, receptionist, is manipulative, 'Her way' or No Way. Dr Cross isn't much better. She went full Drama re: my concern about Floaters I've had for 30 YEARS. No Concern about MY Cost if they were ONLY Floaters, only that they Both would 'Rescue'...more
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Would NEVER recommend Dr. although skilled in his field. A patient of his for 25+ years & our family's eye physcian,he let me wait for an hour and 40 minutes before seeing me while 5 patients came in after me & were all seen. Dr. implied that I should've been grateful to be seen at all as I only...more
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Amazing! Listened to every word can came in to the office while on vacation to see me as a new pt for a urgent evaluation.
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I started going to Dr. Hatch 8 years ago when a co-worker recommended him when I was having an episode of "floaters and flashers" during an early morning Saturday work shift. I called his office number at 7am and his answering service patched him through. He was great. I've had nothing but good...more
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I understand that offices have policies, I was sent to collections, my husband was out of work I was sick and not working, Dr Hatch saved me and my eyesight when other Dr.s said it wasn't a big deal if someone didn't refer me by phone, I thank him. I saw him twice more after once I got insurance...more
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